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2018 Commonwealth Games Media Centre

The Media Centre

2018 COMMONWEALTH GAMES

April 2018 at Kurrawa Beach


At the centre of the 2018 Commonwealth Games was The Media Centre. A versatile space that hosted 42 events over a two week period. Featuring a 20m x 40m marquee built directly on the sand, Moreton Hire provided a full turnkey offering for the from venue build, provision of equipment,, site and event management.

MARQUEE & SUPPLY

Featuring an iconic 20m x 40m Multiflex marquee with an inflatable roof and balcony directly on the sand! Moreton Hire provided all marquee and equipment for the site that also included; HVAC, Fencing, Toilets, Kitchens, Electrical, Furniture, Plants, Flooring and Signage. Led by a Project Manager, the team tacked challenging weather conditions in a high foot traffic zone, with tight timelines and access hurdles to build a space to show of the best of the Gold Coast!

THE FIT OUT

The fit out featured seven (7) event spaces across the overall venue. Each space included; AV, furniture, signage, decor and lighting. Each space was regularly turned over to meet the needs of individual event requirements. Working with the client and Moreton Hire’s CAD and Design Team, the fit out was designed to meet stringent brand guidelines and featured a large fabricated acoustic wall to divide different spaces and a workroom for delegates.

SITE MANAGEMENT

From planning to decommissioning, the Moreton Hire team offered turnkey site and venue management for the location under the watchful eye of our lead Project Manager. As the event was held in a high profile, public space, safety was of upmost importance, working with stakeholders to ensure all compliance and safety requirements were met and delivered. Decommissioning also included a make- good of the site at the end of the event.

EVENT MANAGEMENT

From media conferences and meetings to banquet and cocktail functions, we provided the management team for the duration of the activation. Working with various Hosts and stakeholders, the Team were responsible for all catering, AV, entertainment and equipment in seven event locations. The team included; an Event Manager, Production Manager and Event Coordinators working to tight timelines and turnarounds between various events.

  • Moreton Hire was a very capable and flexible supplier, and was on the time with key milestones including meeting handovers under challenging timeframes, and attaining the high levels of compliance that the event required.
  • I would like to congratulate Moreton Hire on the professional way that it performed its services for GOLDOC at the Cold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia. Well Done!
  • … managed a challenging mix of events, in tight timeframes, with multiple stakeholders to ensure every client felt valued and events delivered
  • …the team delivered an incredible venue that made the desired impression on everyone who came through during the Games…

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